1966 Ford Mustang

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Vehicle: 1966 Ford Mustang

Engine: 289 cubic inch

Transmission: Auto

Colour: Red

Name: Tony Forde

From: Invercargill

When did you buy it? 1993

What is the vehicle’s history? One owner in the United States, the second owner in New Zealand

Have you altered it in any way? No

What’s it like to drive? 1960s

What does it owe you in time or money? No time spent, not a lot of money

Where’s your favourite stretch of road or road trip? Invercargill to Queenstown

Top speed? 180km/h (guessing)

Best driving experience? West Coast, South Island

Worst driving experience? Desert Rd, North Island, mid-winter

Describe your driving style: Retired

What other vehicles of note have you owned? Various

Best music to drive to? Whatever’s on

Southern Mustang Club convention committee members John Lyons (left) and Tony Forde look through some note for the upcoming 38th National Mustang Convention to be held in Invercargill over Labour Weekend.

If you could go for a drive in any vehicle it would be a… ? Formula 5000

What was the first car you ever bought? Mark I Zephyr

Do you belong to any clubs? Southern Mustang Club

Event: 38th National Mustang Convention, Invercargill, Labour Weekend. More than 150 vehicles and up to 300 visitors are expected. Four days of events, including a car show at the SIT Zero Fees Velodrome, Saturday, October 21, 10am-4pm, open to the public. Entry, adults $5, children under 12 free.


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